JSE closes sharply higher on Wednesday

Grace Kennedy shares ended at a 52 weeks' closing high on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Wednesday.

Grace Kennedy shares ended at a 52 weeks’ closing high on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Wednesday.

Prices surged on the Jamaica Stock Exchange as the prices of 19 securities gained pushing the main market indices up sharply. A total of 40 securities traded, with 19 rising, 10 declining, including an equal number of 5 stocks, rising and falling from the junior market.
The JSE Market Index jumped 2,358.31 points to end at 162,282.21 the all Jamaica Composite Index surged 2,637.40 points to close at 180,322.56 and the JSE combined index climbed 1,894.91 points, to end at 172,941.88.
Supreme Ventures traded 8,126,388 units that help push market volume to 14,235,064 units valued at $406,796,824 changing hands, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 2,802,872 units traded, valued at $13,180,124 of all trades.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 15 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
JSE Sum 3-08-16At the end of market activities, Barita Investments traded 17,077 units and gained 50 cents, to close at $3, Berger Paints traded 10,892 shares to end at $4.55, Cable & Wireless gained 10 cents in trading 275,234 shares to close at $1.25, Caribbean Cement rose 10 cents in trading 288,375 shares to close at $25.60. Carreras rose 93 cents in exchanging 23,767 shares at $65.90, trading in 1834 Investments, resulted in 306,883 shares changing hands to close at $1.39, Grace Kennedy jumped $1.99 to close at a new high of $126.99 with 93,212 shares changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 6,648 shares changing hands and fell 48 cents to $14.52, Jamaica Producers rose 4 cents in trading 65,292 shares to end at $8.29, Jamaica Stock Exchange had 18,000 shares trading at $22, JMMB Group traded 32,910 units to end at $9.50, after falling 40 cents. Kingston Properties traded 10,483 shares but lost 7 cents to end at $8.93. Kingston Wharves gained 3 cents with 35,725 units changing hands and closed at $15.53, Mayberry Investments gained 23 cents with 10,000 shares trading, to close at $3.30, National Commercial Bank traded 11,505 units changing hands, to close with a gain of 70 cents at $42.50, Pan Jamaican traded 2,618 shares and rose by 49 cents to end at $25.50. Portland JSX traded 16,155 shares and fell 35 cents to end at $12.50, Radio Jamaica rose 20 cents to close at $1.60 after 157,613 shares changed hands, Sagicor Group climbed 75 cents to end with just 700 shares changing hands at $22.15. JSE trades 3-08-16Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 18,840 shares to close at $10.50, Scotia Group jumped $2.38 while trading 533,602 shares to end at $32.48, Scotia Investments had 8,473 units changing hands at $26.50, for a gain of 40 cents, Supreme Ventures lost 1 cent and ended at $4.50, with 8,126,388 units changing hands. Proven Investments traded 137,500 units to close at 19 US cents for a rise of 1 US cent, JMMB Group 7.5% preference share traded 40,000 shares to close at $1.12 after gaining 2 cents and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.5% preference share traded 1,183,000 shares to close at $2.09.

JSE opens August positively

Exchange place 2 The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on the first trading day of August with moderate gains in the market indices on Tuesday, but advancing stocks were just edged out losers. A total of 31 securities traded, with 11 rising, 12 declining, including 7 stocks, rising and 3 falling in the junior market, as the market continues to consolidate.
The JSE Market Index rose 101.94 points to end at 159,923.90 the all Jamaica Composite Index gained 114.00 points to close at 177,685.16 and the JSE combined index rose 219.30 points, to end at 171,046.97.
The market closed trading, with 2,798,225 units valued at $141,568,340 changing hands, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 478,536 units traded, valued at $2,513,232 of all trades.
JSE Sum 2-08-16 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 11 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Berger Paints traded 1,608 shares to end at $4.55, Cable & Wireless fell 2 cents in trading 149,674 shares to close at $1.15, Carreras rose 7 cents in exchanging 4,125 shares at $64.97, Grace Kennedy closed at $125 with 11,322 shares changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 1,559,831 shares changing hands with a 49 cents gain to close at $15, Jamaica Producers gained 10 cents in trading 1,590 shares to end at $8.25. Jamaica Stock Exchange dropped 50 cents to end at $22 while trading 7,200 shares, JMMB Group fell by 5 cents in trading 34,044 units to end at $9.90, Kingston Wharves with 5,221 units changing hands, closed at $15.50. National Commercial Bank lost 45 cents with 14,133 units changing hands, to close at $42.05,JSE fn qts 2-08-16 Pan Jamaican traded 5,934 shares and fell 46 cents to end at $25.01. Radio Jamaica lost 15 cents to close at $1.40 after 6,990 shares changed hands, Sagicor Group ended with a fall of $1.10 while 41,845 shares changed hands at $21.40. Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded just 1,442 shares but rose 40 cents to close at $10.50. Supreme Ventures ended at $4.51, with 5,100 units changing hands, Proven Investments traded 50,250 units to close at 18 US cents for a fall of 1 US cent and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 417,560 units to close at $2.09.

JSE rises to close month on Friday

Carib Cement jumped $2.50 to end at $25.50, in response to gains in their six months profit.

Carib Cement jumped $2.50 to end at $25.50, in response to gains in their six months profit.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed out July with all round gains in the market indices on Friday, but advancing stocks were just edged out losers. A total of 39 securities traded, with 14 rising, 15 declining, including an equal number of 6 stocks, rising and falling from the junior market, as the market continues to consolidate.
The JSE Market Index rose 566.36 points to end at 159,821.96 the all Jamaica Composite Index gained 633.39 points to close at 177,571.16 and the JSE combined index rose 961.27 points, to end at 170,827.67.
The market closed trading, with 4,227,889 units valued at $28,371,983 changing hands, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 2,718,436 units traded, valued at $8,665,436 of all trades.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 13 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
ICI JSE sum 29-07-16At the end of market activities, Berger Paints traded 15,850 shares to end at $4.55, Cable & Wireless fell 2 cents in trading 115,600 shares to close at $1.17, Caribbean Cement jumped $2.50 in trading 95,953 shares to close at $25.50, Carreras loss 4 cents in exchanging 8,975 shares at $64.90. Ciboney traded 110,055 units and gained 2 cents to end at 19 cents. Trading in 1834 Investments, resulted in 1,420 shares changing hands to close with a loss of 1 cent at $1.39, Grace Kennedy closed at $125 with 15,999 shares changing hands, Jamaica Broilers ended with 202,163 shares changing hands and fell 49 cents to $14.51, Jamaica Producers lost 5 cents in trading 36,857 shares to end at $8.15. JMMB Group traded 39,201 units to end at $9.95, Kingston Wharves lost 50 cents with 686 units changing hands and closed at $15.50. Mayberry Investments gained 7 cents and ended with 22,000 shares trading, to close at $3.07, National Commercial Bank traded 23,857 units changing hands, to close at $42.50, Pan Jamaican traded 19,480 shares and rose by 47 cents to end at $25.47. Pulse Investments traded 8,000 shares and gained 15 cents to end at $3.85,IN-JSE fn Qts 29-07-16 Radio Jamaica rose 12 cents to close at $1.55 after 351,717 shares changed hands, Sagicor Group ended with 22,589 shares changing hands at $22.50. Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 37,688 shares but fell 2 cents to close at $10.10, Scotia Group loss 10 cents in trading 45,091 shares to end at $30.10, Scotia Investments had 4,000 units changing hands at $26.10 for a gain of $1.09, Seprod had 4,700 units changing hands at $17.40. Supreme Ventures lost 19 cents and ended at $4.51, with 13,725 units changing hands, Proven Investments traded 262,700 units to close at 19 US cents for a rise of 2 US cents and JMMB Group 7.5% traded 51,000 shares to close at $1.10.

Rising stocks hit 19 on Thursday

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stock_exchangeboard4 The Jamaica Stock Exchange recorded gains in the two main market indices at the close on Thursday, but more stocks recorded gains than losses. A total of 44 securities traded, with 19 rising, 10 declining, including 5 stocks rising and 7 declining from the junior market, as the market continues to consolidate.
The JSE Market Index rose 271.59 points to end at 159,255.60 the all Jamaica Composite Index gained 303.73 points to close at 176,937.77 and the JSE combined index fell 107.78 points, to end at 169,866.40.
The market closed trading, with 1,530,047 units valued at $13,106,978 changing hands, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 816,187 units traded, valued at $3,553,629 of all trades.
At the end of market activities, ICI JSE sum 28-07-16Cable & Wireless gained 2 cents in trading 126,771 shares to close at $1.19, Caribbean Cement rose 50 cents in trading only 3,498 shares to close at $23, Carreras gained 10 cents in exchanging 1,800 shares at $64.94. Trading in 1834 Investments, resulted in 33,500 shares changing hands to close with a gain of 10 cents at $1.40, Grace Kennedy gained $2.50 to close at $125 with 2,640 shares changing hands, Jamaica Broilers ended with 8,429 shares changing hands and rose 49 cents to $15, Jamaica Producers rose 15 cents in trading 7,850 shares to end at $8.20. Jamaica Stock Exchange dropped 50 cents to end at $22.50 while trading 49,495 shares, JMMB Group fell 4 cents trading 19,849 units to end at $9.95, Kingston Wharves with 20,624 units changing hands and closed at $16. Mayberry Investments ended with 39,431 shares trading to close at $3, National Commercial Bank and gained 50 cents with 5,709 units changing hands, to close at $42.50, Pan Jamaican traded 98,664 shares and rose by 50 cents to end at $25.IN-JSE fn Qts 28-07-16 Pulse Investments traded just 1,500 shares and gained 40 cents to end at $3.70, Radio Jamaica rose 1 cent to close at $1.43 after 20,330 shares changed hands, Sagicor Group ended with 39,720 shares changing hands and gained 50 cents to $22.50. Scotia Group traded 3,636 shares to end at $30.20, Scotia Investments had 100,000 units changing hands at $25.01 for a fall of $1.09, Seprod had 9,842 units changing hands at $17.40, Supreme Ventures lost 10 cents and ended at $4.70, with 9,000 units changing hands. Proven Investments traded 12,522 units to close at 17 US cents for a rise of 1 US cents and JMMB Group 7.5% traded 90,000 shares to close at $1.10.

Falling stocks beat advancers on Wednesday

Exchange place The Jamaica Stock Exchange recorded gains in all major indices at the close on Wednesday, but more stocks declined than those that recorded gains. A total of 34 securities traded, with 8 rising, 13 declining, including 3 stocks rising and 4 declining from the junior market, as the market continues to consolidate.
The JSE Market Index rose 26.27 points to end at 158,984.01 the all Jamaica Composite Index gained 29.37 points to close at 176,634.04 and the JSE combined index added 148.31 points, to end at 169,974.18.
The market closed trading, with 4,045,547 units valued at $82,940,181 changing hands, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 1,816,484 units traded, valued at $5,056,429 of all trades.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 13 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 1 with a lower offer.
ICI JSE sum 27-07-16At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless traded 126,763 shares to close at $1.17, Caribbean Cement fell 5 cents in trading only 225 shares to close at $22.50, but closed with a bid at $22.55 to buy 170,000 shares, the stock was offered at $23.50 with 2,578 units. Carreras lost 15 cents in exchanging 2,622 shares at $64.84. Trading in 1834 Investments, resulted in 173,094 shares changing hands to close at $1.30. Jamaica Broilers ended with 24,959 shares changing hands, to close with a fall of 49 cents at $15, Jamaica Producers fell 10 cents in trading 13,480 shares to end at $8.05, JMMB Group traded 1,600 units to end at $9.99, Kingston Wharves climbed 1 cent with 16,676 units changing hands and closed at $16. National Commercial Bank ended with 159,813 units changing hands to close with a loss of 6 cents at $41.94, Pan Jamaican traded 25,605 shares  to end at $24.50, Radio Jamaica gained 5 cents to close at $1.42 after 16,826 shares changed hands,IN-JSE fn Qts 27-07-16 Sagicor Group ended with 4,500 shares changing hands and declined 5 cents to $22. Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 5,620 shares to close at $10.12, after falling by 38 cents,  Scotia Group fell by 30 cents in trading 11,316 shares to end at $30.20, Seprod had 8,600 units changing hands at $17.40 for a rise of 40 cents. Proven Investments traded 819,764 units to close at 16 US cents for a fall of 0.99 US cents. JMMB Group 7.5% traded 600,000 shares while gaining 5 cents to close at $1.10 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 191,550 units at $2.09.

JSE majors rise on Tuesday

Carreras climbed $2.49 on Tuesday.

Carreras climbed $2.49 on Tuesday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange recorded gains in all major indices at the close on Tuesday, as winners beat out losers. A total of 40 securities traded, of which 17 stocks gained, 11 declined, including 5 stocks rising and 3 declining from the junior market, as the market continues to consolidate.
The JSE Market Index rose 158.02 points to end at 158,957.74, the all Jamaica Composite Index gained 176.73 points to close at 176,604.67 and the JSE combined index added 402.50 points, to end at 169,825.87.
The market closed another day of moderate trading, with 10,582,014 units valued at $306,568,341 changing hands, in all market segments, thanks partially to 6.76 million units trade in Jamaica Broilers Group. The junior market accounted for 1,483,101 units traded valued at $7,313,357 of all trades.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 11 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 1 with a lower offer.
At the end of market activities, Berger Paints traded 15,196 shares and gained 15 cents to end at $4.55, Cable & Wireless traded 162,613 shares to close at $1.17,ICI JSE sum 26-07-16 Caribbean Cement fell 45 cents in trading 61,670 shares to close at $22.55, Carreras rose $2.49 in exchanging 64,676 shares at $64.99. Trading in 1834 Investments, resulted in 46,006 shares changing hands to close with a gain of 10 cents at $1.30. Grace Kennedy closed at $122.50 after falling by 50 cents, with 17,598 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 6,763,178 shares changing hands, to close with a rise of 26 cents at $15, Jamaica Producers traded 60,419 shares and ended at $8.15, Jamaica Stock Exchange rose $1 to end at $23 while trading 20,704 shares. JMMB Group traded 100,100 units and gained 9 cents to end at $9.99, Kingston Wharves climbed 49 cents with 200 units changing hands and closed at $15.99. National Commercial Bank ended with 43,398 units changing hands to close at $42, Pan Jamaican traded 22,126 shares and gained 50 cents to end at $24.50, Portland JSX traded 40,019 shares and lost 1 cent to close at $12.89. Radio Jamaica lost 2 cents to close at $1.37 after 266,334 shares changed hands, Sagicor Group ended with 20,898 shares changing hands and declined 95 cents to $22.04,IN-JSE fn Qts 26-07-16 Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 38,447 shares to close at $10.50, Scotia Group rose by 30 cents in trading 124,880 shares to end at $30.50. Scotia Investments had 6,800 units changing hands at $26.10 for a fall of $1.39, Supreme Ventures gained 20 cents in trading 48,268 shares to end at $4.80, Proven Investments traded 60,990 units to close at 16.99 US cents for a rise of 0.99 US cents. JMMB Group traded 5,000 shares while losing 3 cents to close at US$1.05, JMMB Group 7.5% preference share traded 425,253 units at $1.05 and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 680,580 units at $2.09 after slipping 1 cent.

17 JSE stocks up 11 down – Monday

Proven Investments traded 2.5 million shares on Monday.

Proven Investments traded 2.5 million shares on Monday.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange recorded in all major indices at the close on Monday, as winners beat out losers. A total of 36 securities traded, of which 17 stocks gained, 11 declined, including 7 stocks rising and 3 declining from the junior market, as the market continues to consolidate.
The JSE Market Index dipped 169.00 points to end at 158,799.72, the all Jamaica Composite Index lost 189.00 points to close at 176,427.94 and the JSE combined index fell 499.74 points, to end at 169,423.37.
The market closed another day of moderate trading, with 5,515,764 units valued at $120,438,402 changing hands, in all market segments, thanks to a 2.5 million trade in Proven Investments stock. The junior market accounted for 846,304 units traded valued at $4,791,506, of all trades.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
ICI JSE sum 25-07-16At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless traded 110,078 shares to close with a rise of 3 cents at $1.17, Caribbean Cement gained $1 in trading 1,037,050 shares to close at $23, Carreras dropped $2 in exchanging 67,217 shares at $62.50. Trading in 1834 Investments, resulted in 347,716 shares changing hands to close with a gain of 14 cents at $1.20. Grace Kennedy closed at $123 after falling $2, with 1,100 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 5,000 shares changing hands, to close with a rise of 22 cents at $14.74, Jamaica Producers traded 40,100 shares with a fall of 15 cents to $8.15, Jamaica Stock Exchange dipped $1 to end at $22 while trading 78,730 shares. JMMB Group traded only 5,000 units and gained 8 cents to end at $9.90, Kingston Wharves with 3,201 units changing hands, closed at $15.50. Portland JSX traded 1,015 shares to close at $12.90. IN-JSE fn Qts 25-07-16 Mayberry Investments fell 15 cents with 28,058 shares trading to close at $3, National Commercial Bank ended with 33,604 units changing hands, with the price rising 5 cents to close at $42, Pan Jamaican traded 4,100 shares and gained 90 cents to end at $24, Radio Jamaica gained 11 cents to close at $1.39 after 57,686 shares changed hands, Sagicor Group ended with 48,577 shares changing hands and gained 48 cents to $23, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 32,372 shares but rose 38 cents to close at $10.50, Scotia Group fell 80 cents in trading 59,985 shares to end at $30.20. Seprod traded 31,772 shares, to close at $17, Supreme Ventures traded 39,024 shares to end at $4.60, Proven Investments traded 2,527,640 units to close at 16 US cents for a fall of 0.95 US cents and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.50% preference share traded 104,545 units at $2.10.

14 JSE stocks up 13 down – Friday

JSE frnt 2 The Jamaica Stock Exchange recorded gains at the close on Friday, as winners beat out losers with a total of 36 securities traded, of which 14 stocks gained, 13 declined, including 6 stocks rising and 6 declining from the junior market, as the market continues to consolidate.
The JSE Market Index gained 49.32 points to end at 158,968.72, the all Jamaica Composite Index climbed 55.15 points to close at 176,616.94 and the JSE combined index rose 42.07 points, to end at 169,923.11.
The market closed another day of moderate trading, with 6,169,455 units valued at $88,127,120 changing hands, in all market segments, thanks to a 4.1 million trade in Jamaica Broilers’ stock. The junior market accounted for 856,706 units traded valued at $3,889,382, of all trades.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the ICI JSE sum 22-07-16Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 14 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with a lower offer, an indication that stocks should mostly gain on Friday.
At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless traded 64,424 shares to close with a loss of 1 cent at $1.14, Caribbean Cement dropped $1 in trading 355,420 shares to close at $22, after trading at $19.25, Carreras exchanged 12,300 shares at $64.50. Trading in 1834 Investments, resulted in 133,100 shares changing hands to close at $1.06. Grace Kennedy closed at $125 after gaining $2, with 20,316 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 4,130,205 shares changing hands after trading 5,282,790 units on the previous day, to close with a fall of 23 cents at $14.52, Jamaica Producers traded 68,361 shares with a rise of 10 cents to $8.30, Jamaica Stock Exchange climbed $1 to end at $23 while trading 25,000 shares. JMMB Group traded only 4,700 units to end at $9.82, Kingston Wharves gained 15 cents with 8,764 units changing hands to close at $15.50.ICI-JSE fn Qts 22-07-16 National Commercial Bank ended with 79,038 units changing hands, with the price declining 7 cents to close at $41.95, Pan Jamaica traded 10,320 shares and lost 40 cents at $23.10, Portland JSX traded 16,900 shares to close at $12.90. Radio Jamaica fell 8 cents to close at $1.28 after 88,906 shares changed hands, Sagicor Group ended with 8,750 shares changing hands, but fell 48 cents to $22.52, Scotia Group traded 200,700 shares to end at $31. Scotia Investments climbed 99 cents while it traded just 1,550 shares, to close at $27.49 and Supreme Ventures traded 63,275 shares to end at $4.60.

Modest gains for JSE majors – Tuesday

JSE buld lng vw The Jamaica Stock Exchange recorded gains at the close on Tuesday, as winners beat out losers with a total of 39 securities traded, of which 15 stocks gained, 11 declined, including 4 stocks rising and 3 declining from the junior market as the market continues in consolidation mode.
The JSE Market Index climbed 266.88 points to end at 159,189.09, the all Jamaica Composite Index gained 298.46 points to close at 176,863.39 and the JSE combined index rose 279.31 points, to end at 169,771.47.
The market closed another day of moderate trading, with 6,645,778 units valued at $107,755,965 changing hands, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 4,344,805 units traded valued at $20,722,712, of all trades.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
ICI JSE sum 19-07-16At the end of market activities, Cable & Wireless traded 520,233 shares and rose 2 cents to close at $1.17, Caribbean Cement dropped 99 cents in trading 10,000 shares to close at $22.51, trading in 1834 Investments, resulted in 28,500 shares changing hands after easing 11 cents to close at $1.04. Grace Kennedy gained 54 cents to close at $123.04 with 439,645 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 15,779 units changing hands to close at $15.50 with a rise of 50 cents, Jamaica Producers traded 13,800 shares with a rise of 40 cents to $8.40, Jamaica Stock Exchange close with just 11,831 shares changing hands at $24, JMMB Group traded 155,705 units to end at $9.50. Kingston Wharves gained 1 cent with 3,705 units changing hands at $14.71. Margaritaville Turks traded dropped 1.51 US cents with 57,080 shares at 19.49 US cents, National Commercial Bank ended with 231,433 units changing hands, with the price rising 50 cents to close at $42, Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 8,167 shares to close at $23.50 after gaining 50 cents.IN-JSE fn Qts 19-07-16 Pulse Investments ended with 7,000 shares changing hands at $2.90, after gaining 35 cents, Sagicor Group ended with 13,200 shares changing hands, but fell 5 cents to $23.10, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 108,000 shares to close at $10.10, Scotia Group rose 8 cents in trading 547,645 shares to end at $30.15. Scotia Investments traded 9,336 shares, to close at $27.79, Supreme Ventures fell 10 cents in trading 1,300 shares to end at $4.50, Proven Investments ordinary shares traded 10,067 units at 15 US cents, down from 16.94 US cents, Sterling Investments traded 10,000 at $13 and JMMB Group 7.25% preference share traded 54,916 units at $1.05 by gaining 1 cent.

JSE majors fall again – Monday

Exchange place The Jamaica Stock Exchange indices declined at the close on Monday, although up to 12:20 Pm the major indices were up but at the close more stocks rose than declined. The JSE Market Index slipped 847.88 points to end at 158,922.21, the all Jamaica Composite Index fell 948.22 points to close at 176,564.93 and the JSE combined index fell 840.82 points, to end at 169,492.16.
The market closed another day of moderate trading, with 4,507,109 units valued at $44,852,228 changing hands, in all market segments. The junior market accounted for 969,188 units traded valued at $4,657,054, of all trades. A total of 34 securities traded, with the prices of 15 stocks rising, 11 declining, including 3 stocks rising and 3 declining from the junior market, as the main market continues to consolidate while waiting for fresh news to move out of the narrow trading range.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, in the main and junior markets, the ICI JSE sum 18-07-16Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading showed 9 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the end of market activities, Berger Paints fell 5 cents in trading 14,014 shares at $4.45, Cable & Wireless traded 33,428 shares but rose 4 cents to close at $1.15, Caribbean Cement climbed $1 in trading 18,191 shares to close at $23.50, Carreras recovered 50 cents in trading 3,440 shares at $65. Trading in 1834 Investments resulted in 25,054 shares changing hands after rising 15 cents to close at $1.15, Grace Kennedy jumped $2.01 to close at $122.50 with 5,160 units changing hands. Jamaica Broilers ended with 9,018 units changing hands to close at $15, Jamaica Producers traded 3,543 shares but fell 40 cents to $8, Jamaica Stock Exchange jumped $2.65 with just 200 shares changing hands at $24, JMMB Group traded 499,703 units but fell 50 cents to end at $9.50. Kingston Wharves had 9,315 units changing hands at $14.70, having shed $1.29. Margaritaville Turks traded gained 1 US cents with 1,109,980 shares at 21 US cents, Mayberry Investments lost 20 cents in trading 22,900 units at $3.30, National Commercial Bank ended with 7,895 units changing hands but lost 30 cents to close at $41.50, IN-JSE fn Qts 18-07-16Pan Jamaican Investment Trust traded 11,771 shares to close at $23. Portland JSX ended with 6,700 shares changing hands at $12.90, Radio Jamaica traded 16,891 shares to close at $1.46 after losing 9 cents, Sagicor Group ended with 2,000 shares changing hands, but gained 5 cents to $23.15, Sagicor Real Estate Fund traded 18,000 shares and lost 2 cents to close at $10.10. Scotia Investments gained $1.79 trading 1,000 shares, to close at $27.79. Supreme Ventures traded 118,100 shares to end at $4.60, Proven Investments ordinary shares traded 35,650 units at 16.95 US cents, up from 16.94 US cents, Sterling Investments traded 15,224 in the US dollar market at 11 US cents and Jamaica Money Market Brokers 7.5% preference share traded 1,522,620 units at $2.10 by gaining 1 cent.